Blue Island SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
5
Amenities
9.5
Education
5
Commute
4

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Blue Island, Illinois Info Snack

Blue Island is a city in Cook County, Illinois, located approximately 16 miles (26 km) south of Chicago's Loop. Blue Island is adjacent to the city of Chicago and shares its northern boundary with that city's Morgan Park neighborhood. The population was 23,706 at the 2010 United States Census.
Population
22,446
Unemployment
13.1%
Poverty
19.2%
Median Home
$113,800
Median Income
$41,340
Median Rent
$833

Rankings for Blue Island in Illinois

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1

Hinsdale, IL
Population 17,705

2

Clarendon Hills, IL
Population 8,680

3

Burr Ridge, IL
Population 10,783

4

Darien, IL
Population 22,206

5

La Grange, IL
Population 15,721

6

Western Springs, IL
Population 13,187

7

Downers Grove, IL
Population 49,649

8

Tinley Park, IL
Population 57,107

9

Westmont, IL
Population 25,040

10

River Forest, IL
Population 11,215

Map Of Blue Island, IL

Population over time in Blue Island

Year Population % Change
2017 22,446 0.0%
2016 22,446 -2.8%
2015 23,096 -1.5%
2014 23,453 -0.7%
2013 23,621 0.7%
2012 23,457 -0.3%
2011 23,520 2.3%
2010 22,990 -

Crime in Blue Island Per 100k

Crime Blue Island IL USA
Violent Crime 689.6 438.8 382.9
Murder 4.3 7.8 5.3
Robbery 201.3 137.2 98.0
Aggravated Assault 415.5 250.4 248.9
Property Crime 1798.9 2011.4 2362.0
Burglary 274.1 339.5 430.4
Larceny 1207.8 1508.8 1694.0
Car Theft 316.9 163.1 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Blue Island

White
19.5% (4,378)
African American
28.5% (6,390)
American Indian
0.2% (40)
Asian
0.5% (110)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.3% (68)
Two Or More
2.5% (558)
Hispanic
48.6% (10,902)
Race Blue Island IL USA
White 19.5% 61.9% 61.5%
African American 28.5% 14.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.5% 5.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.5% 1.8% 2.3%
Hispanic 48.6% 16.8% 17.6%

Household Income For Blue Island, Illinois

Less than $10,000
10.0% (224,460)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.6% (125,697)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.1% (338,934)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.0% (314,244)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.3% (320,977)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.3% (410,761)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.4% (233,438)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.9% (199,769)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.3% (29,179)
$200,000 or more
2.2% (49,381)
Income Blue Island IL USA
Less than $10,000 10.0% 6.9% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.6% 4.2% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.1% 9.3% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.0% 8.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.3% 12.3% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.3% 17.4% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.4% 12.7% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.9% 15.0% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.3% 6.5% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 2.2% 6.9% 6.3%

Gender in Blue Island

Female
51.3% (11,524)
Male
48.7% (10,921)
Gender Blue Island IL USA
Female 51.3% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 48.7% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Blue Island for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
12.9% (2,893)
9-12th Grade
7.6% (1,695)
High School / GED
30.7% (6,888)
Some College
23.2% (5,217)
Associate's Degree
9.6% (2,149)
Bachelor's Degree
10.7% (2,395)
Master's Degree
4.4% (992)
Professional Degree
0.7% (159)
Doctorate Degree
0.2% (53)
Education Blue Island IL USA
< 9th Grade 12.9% 5.2% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 7.6% 6.3% 7.2%
High School / GED 30.7% 26.3% 27.3%
Some College 23.2% 20.9% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 9.6% 7.9% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 10.7% 20.5% 19.1%
Master's Degree 4.4% 9.5% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.7% 2.2% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.2% 1.3% 1.4%

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